RESULTS: Indian and Southeast Asian Art

New York

Indian and Southeast Asian Art

 New York, 19 March 2014, Sale #2828

[All sold prices include buyer’s premium]


87 lots sold

Total: $8,005,125/£4,803,075/€5,763,690

    67% sold by lot

130 lots offered

£0.60= $1 / € 0.72=$1

80% sold by value



Estimate ($)

Price Realized



A monumental copper figure of Avalokiteshvara, Nepal, 13th/14th century. 

Upon Request




Asian Private


A gilt bronze figure of a Nagaraja, Tibet, Densatil style, 15th century. 

100,000 - 150,000




Asian Private


A gilt copper figure of Crowned Buddha, Nepal, 14th century. 

200,000 - 300,000




US Private


A gray schist figure of a bodhisattva, Gandhara, 2nd/3rd century. 

150,000 - 250,000




European Private


A black ground painting of Vaishravana, Tibet, 18th century. 

18,000 - 25,000




Asian Private


A rare silver-inlaid bronze figure of Prajnaparamita, Kashmir or Western Tibet, 10th/11th century. 

300,000 - 500,000




US Private


A large gilt bronze figure of Buddha Maitreya, Tibet, circa 16th century. 

80,000 - 120,000




Asian Private


A large gilt copper repousse figure of Durga, Nepal, circa 17th century. 

70,000 - 90,000




US Private


A bronze figure of Buddha, Kashmir, 7th century. 

30,000 - 50,000




US Institution


A gilt bronze figure of a Pancha Raksha deity, Tibeto-Chinese, 15th century.

150,000 - 250,000




US Private

    Sandhya Jain-Patel, Specialist Head of Sale of Indian and Southeast Asian Art, New York, said, "The sale of Indian and Southeast Asian Art this season saw  a great increase in international participation, particularly with collectors from mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong all vying for these rare works of art."   Hugo Weihe, International Director of Asian Art and International Specialist Head, South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art Department, New York, added, "A bustling saleroom full of spirited bidding led to top prices for thangkas and Himalayan bronzes, many of which soared past their estimates.  The total of $8 million, on top of the $10 million achieved in the sales of South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art, underscores the continued strength of the art market for the region."


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Estimates do not include buyer’s premium.

Sales totals are hammer price plus buyer’s premium and do not reflect costs, financing fees or application of buyer’s or seller’s credits.

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